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with many americans worried about losing their jobs over the next year. laura ingle has a wrap-up. >> the latest poll shows out of eleven concerns, greatest ones is the nation's economy with nearly all voters extremely or very concerned. unemployment is also big on the list with 43% of voters saying they are extremely concerned and 49% of voters saying they are very concerned. >> voters personal economic situations shall also a source of worry. the poll finds that 37% of voters are extremely or very worried about losing their job. president obama says he believes passing a small business jobs bill will be critical to the economy. >> it's a bill that will double the amount some small business owners can borrow to grow their companies. it will completely eliminate capital gains taxes on key investments so they can buy new equipment and expand. it will accelerate $55 billion in in tax cuts for businesses large and small that make job creating investments in the next 14 months. >> the end of august marked the end of combat operations in iraq. most american voters appear to have a p
: difficult to listen to, laura ingle. good luck with that trial. heavy, heavy stuff. laura ingle live in new haven, connecticut. martha. martha: all right, that is a horrific story, we have a lot of news we're covering now and one of the stories we spoke about earlier today, was an appearance scheduled for this morning by steven colbert on capitol hill. and now there is a lot going on with this, forecaslks, here's v of him coming in earlier and shaking hands and he was supposed to speak about immigration having done as his character on the colbert report an episode where he went up and worked as a migrant worker in the fields ten hours to sort of comment on the jobs that americans don't seemingly want to take. listen to this: >> no, i'm not asking you not to talk, i'm asking you to leave the committee room completely and submit your statement instead. >> having posed the question, we could listen to mr. lundgren and mr. colbert can ponder what you said. i think many are eager to hear his comments. >> that's fair enough. >> i'm here at the invitation of the chairwoman and if she wants me to r
't paint as rose a picture. laura ingle is live in new york. what else are voters talking about today? good to see you. >> good to see you. hi, juliet. we are talking about the war in iraq, how well the president is doing. and, yes, a lot of concern about the economy. that is the number one thing. when asked whether the obama administration has made the economy better or worse, 47% of those we asked feel the economy is worse because of the administration's efforts while 36% say the economy is doing better. now, right now we have got not surprisingly democrats 63% or more likely than republicans. 8% to say the obama administration has made the economy better. that's slightly more independents that are also feeling obama made the economy worse than better. voters were also asked if they thought the stimulus plan worked. the majority, 57% think that the 800 billion-dollar economic stimulus plan hasn't worked. just over one in three, 7% think it has helped the economy. >> juliet: laura ingle reporting from new york. thank you very much. always wonderful to see you. rick? >> rick: all right. let
at everything from how the government spends your money to the war in iraq. and laura ingle is live in our new york city newsroom with a wrap-up. the economy is on top of the mind for voters, apparently, according tour latest poll. what do voters say about the job our president is doing to manage the situation? >> hi, julie. well, you know, with the economic recovery seemingly stalled, only 32% of voters are confident the obama administration can handle the economy. nearly twice as many, 61% are concerned about the administration's ability to deal with the situation. political independents, the key swing group in most elections are much more likely to be concerned. 64% than confident. that would be 24%. despite the perception that president obama has not done much to improve the economy, few feel john mccain would have faired better if he had been elected. just over half feel the economy would be the same today if mccain were president. that was 54% of the vote. >> julie: laura, with the president's speech about the end of the u.s. combat or operations in iraq, what are the american people say
on the politics tab to find everything there. >> uma: laura ingle, live from new york. thank you so much. >> thanks. >> uma: senate candidate christine o'donnell is responding to claims she doesn't have a college degree. this week, right here on fox news, o'donnell says her diploma was held up because of unpaid tuition bill. and she didn't have a "trust fund" to pay for her college education. her campaign showed that she does indeed have a degree. as for wednesday, on report on back taxes, o'donnell says the i.r.s. is mistaken and the remaining ballot has been paid and the primary is held september 14. o'donnell owes much of the success to tea party express but will she have the same result as miller in alaska or be the hayworth? will they embrace the tea party candidates if they are elected? joining us is the author of "boiling mad: inside tea party america." kay, thank you for joining us. there is a growing division within the republican ranks that the tea party candidates may be a big headache for the establishment g.o.p. who may not embrace the tea party agenda and aren't used to bei
organizations trying to make the case that cheers are about a lot more than just school speurbt. laura ingle has been following this story, but i call her lawyer kwrarbg everybody should know, laura, from new york city. what's the story, laura? >> reporter: you know, cheerleading these days, a lot more than pom poms and pyramids and cheerleaders do consider themselves fierce competitors, think of that movie bring it on, are looking for the recognition they believe they deserve so they can go ahead and go head to head with the tumbling and jumping and cheering and chanting. >> sonya considers herself an athlete. >> we're in the weight room, lifting weights, we're competing with the football guys. >> but in july, a connecticut judge disagreed. ruling cheerleading is too underdeveloped and disorganized to qualify as a sport under title nine, the 1972 law ensuring equal right phos women's athletics. now two different organizations are taking matters into their own hands. >> we want to establish a new sport where they truly feel that it's utilizing their athletic skill set and to where they're recogn
, laura ingle is live, and what is the lawmaker proposing. >> reporter: good morning, we are talking about tom moriarity's proposal, that would create a secure internet based voting system for active duty members of the military serving overseas who in the past as you said had a hard time getting the votes in on time and this year, 33 states are allowing millions of overseas and military voters to use some form of electronic voting hoping to make the system more efficient. >> it's a cumbersome process for someone overseas, serving in the military to get an absentee ballot and have to apply to the county clerk and the county clerk has to send the ballot and they have to fill it out and send it back and oftentimes, this may get lost in translation, and it may not get back and -- in the a timely manner and may not be counted until after the election. >> and the numbers back them in, percentage wise more members of the military are registered than civilians and, the votes are counted at a much lower rate than those by the general public an 39% of americans overseas said they did not even get t
. that is for all of the patriots fans out there, good news about tom brady. laura ingle joins us live from the newsroom with more on this story. >> reporter: we certainly are keeping on top of this. we've got calls out to the boston tv waiting for calls back from the patriots right now. according to local reports, the quarterback refused to be taken to the hospital this morning and is headed to see his team's doctors at gillette stadium, and fox four, where his team is getting ready for the season opener this weekend. here's a look at the accident site at the corner of commonwealth and glauster in boston, the collision happened at 6:30, brady was driving this black audi, new jersey plates, still working on that, the other vehicle, reportedly a red mini van, no word this hour if brady will be able to play on sunday as the patriots host the cincinnati bengals in the season opener. though it looks as though he's going to be okay for that. brady has an to the hop -- hot topic in the sports world this week with several reports he was getting close to finalizing a contract extension with the pa
overseas. laura ingle is live across the new york newsroom with this story. what is this new effort? >> reporter: hi jenna. assemblyman paul moriarty in new jersey a proposing a pilot program to come up with an internet-based voting system that would allow active duty members serving overseas to cast ballots, something that's been a problem in the past, but cyber security experts feel the internet isn't 100 percent safe and say that e voting is susceptible to -- susceptible to hack tprapbd awe assemblyman moriarty says there's ways around it. >> we process billions of dollars of transactions through the internet safely and securely every day and every week, why can't we do this for our military to make it safe and secure for them to vote while they serve us overseas? >> online voting could also reduce human error, preventing incidents like the infamous hanging chads of 2000, jenna. jenna: laura, are any states already doing this? >> there are a lot of different states trying out different things. right now 33 states are actually allowing millions of overseas and military voters to
, indispensable we should say. laura ingle is live in our newsroom to show us how it all works. >> reporter: you ever want a cheat sheet when you're following politics, a lot of people doing. starting today there is a new way to stay on top of the latest political news for the midterm election. fox is launching it's america's headquarters app for the iphone, allowing users to aouts latest developments with the touch of a button. >> what is excite baggy this election cycle is we've had millions of people come into the political space for the first time. if you look at what has happened between 2008 and 2010 is that america has become not just a political country but a politically energized country. >> reporter: this breaks down up to the minute information for the newly interested as well as the politically savvy. >> we are going to provide daily intelligence that you need to understand without becoming overwhelmed. for junkies and people who really want to get deep into the races and deep into issues we are going to create opportunities for them to drill down and receive a tailored news feed. >>
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